Every lightsaber ignition from every Star Wars movie in 2 1/2 minutes

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Dec 14, 2012, 4:31 PM EST

We love lightsabers so much we once spent more time than is healthy wandering YouTube in search of fans picking them up and making like Jedi. But there's nothing better than the real thing, and so we can't stop watching this video of every lightsaber "ignition and retraction" from every Star Wars movie—including the original trilogy and the prequels—condensed into 2 1/2 minutes.

Landstrider spent six hours cutting together "clips where you can see the lightsaber ignite/retract and not just hear it. Also only put in clips where the lightsaber is intentionally ignited/retracted"—so don't expect to see any of those scenes in which a lightsaber is heard but not seen.

Check out the awesome montage below.

(via moviefone)